Improved with further practical guidance for employers on their options when drafting a compassionate leave policy.
Parents and primary carers who suffer the loss of a child will be entitled to at least two weeks' paid parental bereavement leave from April 2020, the government has confirmed.
Updated to include information on the Court of Appeal decision in Timis and another v Osipov and another, concerning individual liability under whistleblowing protection provisions.
Updated with additional practical guidance on supporting employees on their return to work and to reflect the Government’s announcement that the right to paid parental bereavement leave will come into force in April 2020.
Updated to include a reference to the Government's response to the consultation.
Updated to include information about the Government's response to its consultation on parental bereavement leave and pay.
Flexible sick pay, part-time sick leave and phased returns to work should be considered for employees who take absence for a mental health condition, to help reduce financial hardship.
As many employers wind up their holiday allowances for the year, what message do you give out on taking leave? Jonathan Richards, CEO of breatheHR, believes it pays to be positive about taking holiday.
In Timis and another v Osipov and another, the Court of Appeal held that, under s.47B of the Employment Rights Act 1996, an employee may bring a whistleblowing claim for dismissal-related detriment against a fellow worker.
Updated to include information on WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various claimants, in which the Court of Appeal considered if the employer was liable for the actions of an employee who disclosed the personal data of other staff.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to managing employees/workers.